KorMalta – Malta National Choir will perform Dietrich Buxtehude’s Membra Jesu Nostri patientis sanctissima (‘’The Most Holy Limbs of Our Suffering Jesus’’) accompanied by the Valletta International Baroque Ensemble.
The third edition of Songcraft, a mentorship programme for young singer-songwriters, will be held as part of the Spazju Kreattiv 2021/2022 season programme. Aġenzija Żgħażagħ and Spazju Kreattiv have again joined forces to provide this programme for six young talented singer-songwriters aged 16 – 20. Due to COVID-19, some parts of the programme have been adapted so that sessions are partly held via online video-conferencing facilities.
Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes is a feature-length portrait of the character and legacy of electronic sound pioneer Delia Derbyshire, who realised the Dr Who Theme tune in 1963 and explores the idea that this extraordinary composer lived outside of time and space as other people experience it.
This season Spazju Kreattiv's programme will be introducing a brand new music series comprising of live concerts by foremost local bands, acoustic sessions by emerging musicians as well as partnerships with well-established organisations.
Elektronika is a project which aims to develop a historiography of electronic music in Malta. In the past year Elektronika went through a research phase during which the development and evolution of the electronic music scene in Malta was explored. Last March, this first research phase of Elektronika was concluded with a presentation by Michael Bugeja and Toni Sant from the M3P Foundation.
An intimate and Sacred concert for female choir based on the music of French with particular attention to Gabriel Faure and his contemporaries. During the nineteenth century various dynamics were at work aimed at giving new impetus to choral music. The lyrical art French, in all its forms, offers the public numerous choirs that, depending on the success on the scene, come alongside the concert programs. In parallel, the different movements of rehabilitation of religious music in France are based more specifically on a choral repertoire inspired by the return to ancient melodious traditions.
After the thrilling performances in 2021, KorMalta will once again present a heart-warming evening ofcarol favourites thematic of the Christmas season in collaboration with Spazju Kreattiv.
A varied programme of traditional and contemporary works will be setting the mood for a cheerfulevening, sung and performed in the way they were originally conceived. The concert will once againfeature its’ much-loved hallmark – the audience participation in the carol singing together with thechoir–– together as a musical party.
In this fast-moving, ultra-connected, and complicated world, it’s always a pleasure for us humans to find refuge in nostalgic sensations. They take us back to a time and place where our minds were free from all the noise. One of the most powerful man-made inventions, that’s been with us for thousands of years, that can also take us back into these blurry yet vivid recollections — is music.